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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
the earth 4700 times the final 12 miles from the l.a. airport to the science center proved to be some of the toughest crews chopped down 400 trees to clear the path for the endeavour. in a matter of hours nasa will update us on the rover mission to mars. curiosity is almost three months into its two year mission. it has sent back images and scooped up martian sand for analysis. if everything goes as planned curiosity will make its way to mount sharp within a year to determine chemistry and whether the red planet has ever harbored life. update from fast 11:30. >>> sandy's path of misery millions without power thousands flooded out in the east. the super storm is living up to its name. live with the statest coming up. >>> we'll tell you about the search-and-rescue role as the storm surges across the east coast. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter too? what? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you comb
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
from the same gun. >> science is so intricate, scientists can determine if a tool was used to make a bomb or alter a firearm or to construct a homemade silencer. here analyst matched copper wire to the wire of an exploded bomb. these fires belonging to a suspect match markings of a tool used to jimmy a lock. this examiner says tools are like fingerprints. >> each tool has a surface leaving marks on items. >> under his watch criminals can no longer get away with erasing numbers. >> i use methods to restore numbers and able to see what the original number is. >> here at the lab hard to get fingerprints nor problem. this bottle is placed in a chamber with super glue fumes. a dye stain is added to items placed under a laser that i will lup naits objects, revealing prints on the body. analysts can lift fingerprints from just about anywhere. >> we have everything from garbage bags to paper forms. kit be anything they've seen from forensics. >> and and one might say you just can't get away with anything anymore. >> this is time for another check on the forecast now. >> we're going to start
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Oct 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
. to its new home at the california science center. it is going to remain there permanently, or at least until a scrappy 8-year-old and his dog sidekick take it and go on an amazing adventure. it took the shuttle three days to go 12 miles, it was more than 15 hours late. that has to be depressing. from 25,000 miles an hour in space to 3 miles an hour past a bunch of cupcake shops on the way to downtown l.a. quite a spectacle. not every day you see a space shuttle rolling down the street. and so, to record it for posterity, we asked our friend corey, who plays chewbacca on hollywood boulevard, to check it out for us. >> hey, jimmy. >> jimmy: did you have a good time this weekend? >> yeah. this woman fed me moon pies. >> jimmy: what? >> a woman fed me moon pies. >> jimmy: a woman fed you moon pies. >> yeah. >> jimmy: have you ever seen a space shuttle before this? >> ah, only that time on "spongebob square pants, li" like -- >> jimmy: there was a time -- >> a long time ago. back when i was still a baby. >> jimmy: i see. if you ever got the chance to go into space, would you? >> you k
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
, they're going to roll it through the streets of l.a. to the california science center where it will be on permanent display. the shuttle is five stories tall, weighs 77 metric tons, which is about 170,000 pounds. maybe they should have done this before gas prices went up to $5 a gallon. they're not rocket scientists -- oh, wait, they are rocket scientists. [ laughter ] the city is closing streets down to get the "endeavour" through. which will slow traffic down. you have to admit, space shuttle jam is a pretty awesome reason to be late for work. some of the businesses along the route aren't happy about the street closures, including the guy who owns local landmark randy's doughnuts. >> ron weintraub, who owns randy's doughnuts, the so-called mother of all parades as named by the mayor is more like the bummer of all parades because of the street closures and all the business he could have had. put a space shuttle in the middle of the donut. >> that's neat. really had fun putting that up there and enjoyed seeing the reaction. >> what happened? >> people say, oh, there's a space shuttl
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
miscounting latino voters. or people who don't respond to hard-line phone calls. or just the science of polling. >> or the number of times i have refused to pick up my phone when i can see it's research firm. but, nonetheless, i think a nightmare frankly, maybe we can all agree on this, is that there are some electoral college/popular vote difference. >> one scenario is that it just doesn't come down to one state, like ohio, is that you got four, or five, states and each one of those five is in that circumstance and then we're in total confusion. >> we have december 31st coming up. not like all the time in the world to make these decisions. >> you talk about ohio, they don't even count all of the absentee votes in ohio until november 16th. it will take longer than that for the provisional votes. andrew, you talked about polls. last time around, our abc news/washington post had president obama's number dead-on. 53%. now romney at 49%. talk about the possibility that governor romney wins the popular vote and loses the electoral college. >> this is our 57th presidential election. in 52 at
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Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
lot. back behind us is where the real science is going on. this is information that's being gathered, that can only be gathered by flying into the hurricane. this airplane has a doppler radar in the tail. what the doppler's picking up is showing up right here on these screens. they can then build a model of the storm, analyze the data. it gives us a sense if sandy is getting stronger or weaker, if the winds are getting more intense. we're onboard the hurricane hunter, herman. chris van clees, abc 7. >> a bird's-eye view of what is coming. all right. keep it here on abc for continuous coverage of hurricane sandy. all right. keep it here on abc for continuous coverage of hurricane @ >>> this morning on "world news now" -- surviving hurricane sandy. 50 million people are in the path of this super storm. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- surviving hurricane sandy. 50 million people are in the path of this super storm. and forecasters are warning of life-threatening flooding. >> the massive storm is already crippling the northeast and is about to unleash devastating torrential rains
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Oct 26, 2012 11:35pm PDT
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Oct 27, 2012 1:05am PDT
fellow at the academy of sciences that shot this video. when it comes to ocean research, silvia is the gold standard. and she says it is time the rest of us start paying attention. >> we are messing around with the chemistry of the planet. >> reporter: at the moments she is focusing on tiny organisms. it is a greenish single cell creature discovered by the mit professor. this glass of ocean water could willed ho billions. could hold billions. >> it contributes 20% of the oxygen in the atmosphere. >> reporter: an incredible one-fifth comes from this minute species, critical to life as we know it. >> it does two important things. it generates oxygen, and it takes up carbon. carbon dioxide. it trans -- transforms that to cor bow hydrates. it is -- carbohydrates. >> reporter: but the fragile ecosystem is damaged by excess carbon from cars, power plants and factories. the carbon turns the ocean more acidic making it caw corrosive to shellfish and coral. they are not sure of the affect, but silvia says we can't wait to find out. >> the trend is clear. we are losing elements that keep us
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
highest risk. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has a look. >>> normal breaths for now. >> richard was a few strokes from the green when a strange feeling interrupted his round of golf. he knew he was uncomfortable, but the symptoms were vague. >> i got a burning sensation across my chest. it was not a pain. >> now it could be gastrointestinal, it could be their lungs or it could be a heart blockage and my job is listening to them and ferret out more selective symptoms that may pinpoint whether they have heart disease. >> the cardiologist said the goal is to avoid running everybody through tests which are effective but also carry side effects. >> a lot of radiation. ten years of radiation you get in that procedure. >> it includes prescreening patients with a cardio stress test, often involving a treadmill. now a bay area company believes it has an alternative that can help spot which patients are more likely suffering from heart disease more quickly. >> maybe an alcohol pad, bandaid, gauze. >> it was developed by palo alto based cardio dx. it involves a blood draw t
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Nov 4, 2012 4:00am PST
champion. >>> the national academy of television artz and sciences have honored a member of the abc7 news family. yesterday they inducted photographer kathy into the silver circle. wreck fliesing her achievements of over 30 years in bay area television. kathy has covered every major news event in that time. she's traveled overseas on assignment and covered most national elections. congratulations, kathy. we hope this she's going to be here to bring us many more years of wonderful video and that silver circle is so much fun. you just see everybody who has been around for years. >> i saw you there. >> i was there enjoying it. >> okay. hopefully you enjoy the weather today. the next couple days. it's getting a. >> warm out there. here's the view from mount tam. boy, is it a gorgious start out there. the sun coming up 6:39, setting 5:07. lots of things going around the bay today. how about 80 degrees in santa cruz for the sea glass festival today. try valley, the veteran's day parade should be beautiful. getting on the warm side in numbers in the lower 80s. hope you enjoy the warmth
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Nov 4, 2012 1:00am PDT
ranges three to four thousand dollars. >> the national academy of television arts and sciences honored a member of the abc family today, the abc-7 family. the academy inducted photographer kathy caddie into the silver circle for an amaze 30g years in the bay area television. she has covered every major news event, traveled overseas and shot many iteam reports. congratulations to you, kathy. >> we had some wonderful weather today. league -- leigh says it's warming up. >> leigh: she is is a terrific gal. we're going to talk about the east coast. it's going to be a cold day there towards the new england area. 49, boston, 52, washington, dc. cold air moving into that part of the country. tuesday and wednesday, and unfortunately another nor'easter is going to set up off the coast and that's going to bring a wave of rain and gusty winds to that area that was hit. so hard by hurricane sandy. so something to keep our eyes on. dallas tomorrow, nice in comparison. 73. phoenix, 90. look for rain for seattle. 61. i tell you, the state of california just looks delightful. it will be mild to
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Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and sciences honored a member of the abc family today, the abc-7 family. the academy inducted photographer kathy caddie into the silver circle for an amaze 30g years in the bay area television. she has covered every major news event, traveled overseas and shot many iteam reports. congratulations to you, kathy. >> we had some wonderful weather today. league -- leigh says it's warming up. >> leigh: she is is a terrific gal. we're going to talk about the east coast. it's going to be a cold day there towards the new england area. 49, boston, 52, washington, dc. cold air moving into that part of the country. tuesday and wednesday, and unfortunately another nor'easter is going to set up off the coast and that's going to bring a wave of rain and gusty winds to that area that was hit. so hard by hurricane sandy. so something to keep our eyes on. dallas tomorrow, nice in comparison. 73. phoenix, 90. look for rain for seattle. 61. i tell you, the state of california just looks delightful. it will be mild to warm in palm springs, plenty of sunshine. 92. although high fire danger in the l
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Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
the science here, how long could they be on alert in hawaii? >> dan, first of all, as soon as that earthquake happened, knowing that it's 7.7, they did all of the right things. they put the warnings out, thinking that may this would be a bad run of waves. evacuating those lower levels of hawaii were a very good idea. so, you e initially think that first wave would run away from that, remember, this is a subsiding zone, one plate is underneath another plate. a little wave or two and one or two, three, in this case four waves went out and went toward hawaii and down the coast of california as well. now, normally, you would look for the bigger waves and the bigger tsunami problems, at an 58 or 9, they did the absolute right thing by getting those sirens out. these waves have been traveling, like two to four feet in many locations, you can't give everyone the all-clear until the entire system said that the water has traveled. until the buoys have said it's all calm you can't give the all clear. there may be more aftershocks and more waves. dan? >> thank you, sam. >>> let's bring in geo
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Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
health and science reporter carolyn johnson has a look. >>> normal breaths for now. >> richard was a few strokes from the green when a strange feeling interrupted his round of golf. he knew he was uncomfortable but the symptoms were vague. >> i got a burning sensation across my chest. it was not a pain. >> now it could be gastrointestinal, it could be their lungs or it could be a heart blockage and my job is listening to them and ferret out more selective symptoms that may pinpoint whether they have heart disease. >> the cardiologist said the goal is to avoid running everybody through tests which are effective but also carry side effects. >> ten years of radiation you get in that procedure. >> it includes prescreening patients with a cardiostress test, often involving a treadmill. now a bay area company believes it has an alternative that can help spot which patients are more likely suffering from heart disease more quickly. >> maybe an alcohol pad, bandaid, gauze. >> it was developed by palo alto based dx. it involves a blood draw that can be done at a doctors office but what happens af
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
highest risk. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has a look. >>> normal breaths for now. >> richard was a few strokes from the green when a strange feeling interrupted his round of golf. he knew he was uncomfortable, but the symptoms were vague. >> i got a burning sensation across my chest. it was not a pain. >> now it could be gastrointestinal, it could be their lungs or it could be a heart blockage and my job is listening to them and ferret out more selective symptoms that may pinpoint whether they have heart disease. >> the cardiologist said the goal is to avoid running everybody through tests which are effective but also carry side effects. >> a lot of radiation. ten years of radiation you get in that procedure. >> current options includes prescreening patients with a cardio stress test, often involving a treadmill. now a bay area company believes it has an alternative that can help spot which patients are more likely suffering from heart disease more quickly. >> maybe an alcohol pad, bandaid, gauze. >> it was developed by palo alto based cardio dx. it involves a
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00am PST
genetically engineered food has been looked at. it's been studied by the national academy of sciences, world health organization and american medical association. they found it safe for people to eat and proposition 37 is really much more than just a simple labeling. i know that is the way it is promoted but shake down lawsuits against grocery retailers, retailers and increase state bureaucracy and increase grocery bills. it contains a number of loopholes for food that can contain ge. every editorial paper has urged voters to reject it. >> cheryl: the opponents say it's going to add more bureaucracy and cost millions and evening opening the door to lawsuits. should those people be protected? >> we're hearing a lot of misinformation. many of you have seen the ads over and over, they are called misleading by all the major papers. in the last week, the no on 37 campaign had to pull down the first ad because it misrepresented stanford university. academy of knew tryingists had been misrepresented and this is massive misinformation come panned. monsaton and dupont putting $35 million into
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
explore the ocean. she is a fellow at the academy of sciences that shot this video. when it comes to ocean research, silvia is the gold standard. and she says it is time the rest of us start paying attention. >> we are messing around with the chemistry of the planet. >> reporter: at the moments she is focusing on tiny organisms. it is a greenish single cell creature discovered by the mit professor. this glass of ocean water could willed ho billions. could hold billions. >> it contributes 20% of the oxygen in the atmosphere. >> reporter: an incredible one-fifth comes from this minute species, critical to life as we know it. >> it does two important things. it generates oxygen, and it takes up carbon. carbon dioxide. it trans -- transforms that to cor bow hydrates. it is -- carbohydrates. >> reporter: but the fragile ecosystem is damaged by excess carbon from cars, power plants and factories. the carbon turns the ocean more acidic making it caw corrosive to shellfish and coral. they are not sure of the affect, but silvia says we can't wait to find out. >> the trend is clear. we are los
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
through los angeles the shuttle stationed at california science center. it will be on display free of charge. it will be the center piece of the new air and space wing taking about five years to complete. >> i can't wait to see that. >> so much more is ahead on the geents. >> yes. >> oh, my goodness. >> parade coming up on wednesday. >>> we continue to follow a major developing story. home coming of the san francisco giantsful they and world series trophy arrived at at and t park today. we'll take you back there live at 6:00. tonight a new angle on the richmond fire, turns out if chevron has to pay a fine, cities that were hit hardest will not get the money z a story only on abc 7 news tonight. recovery of a young woman who took a tragic fall in yosemite national park. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching we're going live with you great pictures. that is the giants world series trophy and the team arriving back in san francisco a little bit before 4:00 this afternoon. >> look who is holding that. home run king of the series.
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Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
back out to sam. sam, talk us through the science here. how much longer should they be nervous in hawaii this morning? >> well, the good news is, dan, that they did everything right here. i mean when you get a 7.7 on the western coast of canada, and you've got nothing but open water between it and hawaii, and this was a subsidence kind of quake, which means the plates are lying underneath each other. the other kicks the plate up. acts like a splash or flipper and creates a wave, if not just one wave, they thought it was four waves or think it's four waves as we've been counting them and have the tsunami warning center. all the buoys mean that those at the coastline are able to monitor the lift in the water, so the buoys got a tail underneath it and the sensor knows how high that wave is. we know they could have been very high. they could have been eight-foot waves but they weren't. anywhere from 6 inches to 2 feet to 4 feet as we've been able to monitor them. the good news. we've seen them move through and usually more than one and been able to watch them go and in this case able
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
television arts and science honored a member of the abc-7 family today. 30 years in bay area television. kathy has covered every major news event, and has traveled overseas on assignment and shot many reports. congratulations to kathy. many of our staffers were there to support kathy. we hope she will be here to bring us many more years of a wonderful video. >>> let's get to leigh glaser, who is checking on the forecast. leg league a terrific day today. you may have noticed a few high clouds overhead. our high definition mt. tam camera showing you clear sky. live doppler 7hd showing you mainly clear conditions, although a few high clouds right here starting to venture in near the bay area. may see a little light fog develop there overnight tonight. otherwise, get ready for a clear night. it's going to be a little bit on the chilly side. temperatures right now, it's still in the 70s for the first of november. we have 70 in antioch. 72 in livermore. napa, 72. 69 degrees in downtown san francisco. 69 in mountain view. 70 right now in san jose. folks, here's a look at the forecast. we'll go
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
act as a national sponge. the debate will rage on. can super science save us? is it worth spending billions? george? >> it will, john. >>> the race for the white house now. it's "your voice, your vote" with just four days to go. both candidates going all-out. and the final question into this final weekend. will today's jobs report, the last one before election day, boost obama? or bolster romney's case on the economy? jake tapper is in ohio. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. the jobs report appears relatively good news, 171,000 jobs created in the month of october. and the previous two months had upward revisions of # 4,000. employment ticks up to 7.9% but only because of more people look for work, this jobs report comes as this election comes down to the wire. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. as they make their closing arguments. in virginia, neck and neck and romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >>
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